The White House’s response to the protests from all sides, and an announcement from acting Attorney General Yates that the Dept. of Justice will not defend the travel ban in court, was to fire her. And for good measure, replace the Immigration and Customs Enforcement director as well. This was after President Trump went out of his way on Monday morning to ridicule Senator Chuck Schumer for getting emotional when he talked about the ban, calling it ‘fake tears’. (Schumer’s grandfather lost his mother and seven siblings in the Holocaust).
Which petrifies you more: willful lying, or gross incompetence? .. asks Elise Jordan in TIME. The article is called ‘A White House Devoid of Integrity’. And we are – what? 10 days- into the Trump presidency.